Events In Queens: May 4-10, 2018

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Egypt Meets Haiti (see below)

FRIDAY 5/4
Egypt Meets Haiti

Zikrayat plays Egyptian music, including everything from belly-dance numbers to virtuosic improvisations. The Agoci Band combines hip-hop, roots and calypso flavors with Haitian Compas. Each band plays a set, then the two meet and jam. 7 p.m. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., http://bit.ly/2JFeJLZ.

“Ira & Isabella’s Italian Jewish Wedding”
This hilarious play is performed by the interactive comedy company Laugh Out Loud Productions and includes a full-course dinner. 7:30 p.m. Douglaston Manor, 63-20 Commonwealth Blvd., http://bit.ly/2Kglbdx

“The Sunshine Boys”
In 1972, Al Lewis and Willie Clark were a legendary vaudeville team known as “The Sunshine Boys.” In this community play, they haven’t performed together for more than 11 years and they can’t stand each other. Nevertheless, the show must go on. Performances will be held on May 4, 5, 11 and 12 at 8 p.m. and May 6 and 12 at 2 p.m. Admission is $19 or $17 for students and seniors. Zion Church Parish Hall, 243-01 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. For more information, call (718) 482-3332 or email DougCommThtr@gmail.com.

SATURDAY 5/5
Noshwalks: Ridgewood

Guide Myra Alperson leads a strolling-and-tasting tour that includes German, Caribbean, Bulgarian, Italian, Bosnian, Polish and Peruvian cuisine. 1 p.m. $59. Meet in front of El Dorado Restaurant, 54-55 Myrtle Ave., http://bit.ly/2JBCZ1q.

Cambalache: Chicano-Jarocho Music
These East LA musicians play son jarocho music from Veracruz, Mexico. An interactive workshop will be held before the concert. 2:15 p.m. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., http://bit.ly/2I6hhG5.

Tree Giveaway
The New York Restoration Project offers free trees to those who agree to plant in one of the five boroughs, keep the trees properly watered and maintained and plant them in yards or community gardens, not along streets or in city parks. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, http://bit.ly/2raQw9J.

Queens Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet
Military music to honor the 100th anniversary of World War I’s end. The event is dedicated to the locally buried veterans. 5 p.m. Maple Grove Cemetery, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens, http://bit.ly/2HEIQCQ/

Children’s Classical Concert
Discover new things to listen for with teaching artists/pianists Beata Moon and Musica Reginae Artistic Director Barbara Podgurski. 11 a.m. Free. The Church-in-the-Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills, http://bit.ly/2JFUTQW.

Queens History Panel
A discussion with Michael Perlman, author of Legendary Locals of Forest Hills and Rego Park; Adrienne Onofri, author of Walking Queens: 30 Tours for Discovering the Diverse Communities, Historic Places, and Natural Treasures of New York City’s Largest Borough; Carl Ballenas, author of five books on Queens; and Joe DiStefano, a Queens-based food writer and culinary tour guide. 7 p.m. Free. Maple Grove Celebration Hall, 127-18 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens, http://bit.ly/2I5muh2.

Make A Joyful Noise Piano Concert
Broadway performer Kevin Winebold stars with guest appearances by other Broadway veterans. Free with offering for North Korean Refugee Relief. 7:30 p.m. Bayside United Methodist Church, 38-20 Bell Blvd., Bayside, http://bit.ly/2Ac1u3Z.

Flushing Cemetery Walking Tour
Local historian James Driscoll and horticultural specialists Fred Gerber and Chuck Wade lead an informative tour highlighting key figures and features of this park-like burial ground. 1:45 p.m. Flushing Cemetery, 163-06 46th Ave., http://bit.ly/2KszwDA.

Make A Scented Sachet
Make a floral sachet like the ones worn 200 years ago. Learn about perfume lockets and popular scents of the time, including what George Washington put in his cologne. 1 p.m. Free. King Manor Museum, Rufus King Park, vicinity of Jamaica Avenue and 150th Street, Jamaica, http://bit.ly/2HCkFsG.

SUNDAY 5/6
Clint Holmes: Rendezvous

This crooner was voted Best Male Singer by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Best Singer by Broadway.com. He has been a Las Vegas show attraction since the early 1970s. Expect selections from the Great American Songbook, contemporary classics, theatrical tunes and some rock. 3 p.m. Admission is $35 to $45. Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside, http://bit.ly/2FsSFSt.

Premiere By EtM Composer-In-Residence
Mike Sayre premieres his new work, “Song of the Sea,” a piece for horn, cello and designed sound that is a meditation on the ocean and how it’s being affected by climate change. Q&A follows. 3:30 p.m. Queens Museum, NYC Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, http://bit.ly/2HGCM0v.

Sacred Sites Walking Tour
Visit religious centers and enjoy musical performances that highlight Flushing’s religious diversity. 11 a.m. Free. Meet at the Hindu Temple Society of North America, 45-57 Bowne St. More Info: http://bit.ly/2rb7t2T.

Dance!
The Queens Symphony Orchestra offers music by Beethoven, Sibelius and DeFalla. 3 p.m. LeFrak Concert Hall, Queens College, vicinity of Reeves Avenue and Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, http://bit.ly/2vZgyRR.

Opening Of Virginia Overton’s Built
In this park-wide solo show of refashioned found materials, Overton addresses labor, economics and land. The exhibition runs until Sept. 3. 3 p.m. Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City, http://bit.ly/2HHRUa3.

Opening Reception For Wake
This show contains paintings, drawings, sculptures and installations that explore the sheer force of water in the form of waves, storms and energy as well as the aftermath of water once it retreats. 2 p.m. Dorsky Gallery, 11-03 45th Ave., Long Island City.

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